Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
So whenever a Western seeker reaches to an understanding that ego is the problem, he can easily dissolve it, more easily than any Eastern seeker.